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Solomon Parker

Solomon Parker

Parker, Solomon 
(See notes below)
Birth: 1794 Haywood Co., N.C.
Death: AFT. 1860 Haywood Co., N.C.
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Parker, William S. , Sr.
Mother: Anderson, Martha Pleasant
Family:

Marriage: ABT. 1811

Spouse:

Massengale, Elizabeth 
Birth: 1793 N.C.
Gender: Female
Parents:

            Father: Massengale, Henry

Children:

Parker, Barbara
Parker, Alafair
Parker, William T.
Parker, Nancy
Parker, Mary
Parker, Easter Caroline
Parker, Hiram
Parker, Martha
Birth: ABT. 1828
Gender: Female
Parker, Elizabeth
Birth: 1832
Gender: Female

 

Notes for Barbara Parker:
 
Name: Barbara Parker
Sex: F
Birth: ABT. 1819
Death: AFT. 1870 in Jackson Co., N.C.

Father: Solomon Parker 
Mother: Elizabeth 'Pinney' Massengale 

Marriage 1 James Watson 

Married: 28 MAY 1832 in Haywood Co., N.C.

Children

  1. Has No Children Martha 'Patsy' Watson b: 1833
  2. Has No Children Jasper Watson b: ABT 1835 (Served in 62nd N.C. REGT. Was captured and died as a P.O.W at Camp Douglas, see below)
  3. Has No Children Newton Watson b: ABT 1840
  4. Has No Children Robert Watson b: OCT 1845
  5. Has No Children Catherine Watson b: NOV 1851

 

Camp Douglas, the North's Andersonville

The records show 443 men of the 62nd N.C. Regiment were prisoners at Camp Douglas. At least 4275 Confederate Soldiers died during their internment at Camp Douglas... Some estimates place the death toll over 6,000.  More Confederate Soldiers died at Camp Douglas than at any Union Prisoner of War Camp.

My life at P.O.W. Camp Morton

Camp Douglas Prisoner of War Camp
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Jasper Watson Memorial at Camp Douglas
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Notes:

War of 1812

MUSTER ROLLS
SOLDIERS OF THE WAR OF 1812
DETACHED FROM
THE MILITIA OF NORTH CAROLINA
1812 AND 1814
 
Fact: Served in the FIRST REGIMENT OF BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C., during "The War of 1812."  Also, oral history from relatives underscores this fact.
 
 

MUSTER ROLLS

                   SOLDIERS OF THE WAR OF 1812

                               DETACHED FROM

                  THE MILITIA OF NORTH CAROLINA

                                 1812 AND 1814

     SEVENTH REGIMENT
     BUNCOMBE COUNTY

     FIRST REGIMENT

     CLAYTON NEAL        CAPTAIN
     ANDREW WILSON       LIEUTENANT

     JOHN SUTTON                   PETER SHEPERD
     SAMUEL McCARSON               WILLIAM W. LAIN
     CHARLES McLAIN           RICHARD SCEUTILL
     LEWIS HERRIN             DANIEL HEFNER
     WILLIAM WILSON           ELI MEARILL
     JAMES BREVARD            BALLARD LAKE
     ROBERT WILSON            JOHN CLAYTON
     THOMAS JONES             GEORGE D. DAVIS
     CHARLES ADAMS            DAVID FAINS
     JAMES ERWIN                   BURGES LAKE
     CAJER SMITH                   GEORGE ERWIN
     ARAHAM McGUFFEE               SAMUEL KING
     GEORGE JUSTIN            WALTER BURWELL
     JAMES JONES                   JAMES CLARK
     NATHAN FLETCHER               MATTHEW WILSON
     JOHN JUSTICE             JAMES KITCHENS
     JESSE CASSE                   DAVID JOHNSON
     ANDREW LOCKHART               ALEXANDER JORDAN
     JAMES MAXWELL            JONATHAN LINCARD
     WILLIAM JUSTICE               GRADY JOHNSON
     WILLIAM CASE             SOLOMON PARKER
     ARCHIBALD EDMISTON       JOHN GALLOWAY
     JAMES S. SMITH           LEWIS RANSOM
     JESS CAUSBY                   WILLIAM CARN
     DAVIS RHODES             NINNION EDMESTON
     WILLIAM CICARD           EZEKIEL SANDELIN
     JOHN OSBORN                   JEREMIAH OSBORN
     DANIEL ALLEN             HENRY STUDER
     MATHIAS LITTLE           SAMUEL CORN
     JAMES TWEED                   HUGH JOHNSTON
     DAVID EVANS                   ENOCK WILLIAMS
     JAMES NICKOLSON

 
Sols Creek and Sols Creek Cemetery

Sols Creek and Sols Creek Cemetery are believed to be named in honor of Solomon Parker.
 
 
According to  Lloyd Cowan, Sols Creek is derived from Solomon Parker.

...Canada’s Sols Creek is derived from Solomon Parker...

Parker Genealogy

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